Scallops

Scallops are filter feeders, requiring food designed for these types of invertebrates. They require a sandy substrate or a large rock formation to find comfortable spots to rest and feed. Specialized foods and great water quality are required to successfully maintain these organisms in the home aquarium.

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The Red Flame Scallop, also called the Flame Scallop or Red File Shell Clam, has a bright red mantel with red or white tentacles. The shell of the various Flame Scallops is covered... [Read more]



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The Flying Scallop has red tentacles and a smoother shell than Caribbean members of its genus, and its tentacles are more sticky. While it usually remains in one place (sessile),... [Read more]